ERIC Number: ED106202
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Interdisciplinary Seventh Grade Chicano Cultural Awareness Unit.
Lincoln Public Schools, NE.
Cultural awareness activities for studying about the Chicano minority in the United States are provided in this curriculum guide. The units are designed to sensitize 7th grade students to Chicano contribution to American life, acquaint and motivate them to respect the Chicano culture, and inform them of Chicano social and economic problems. The guide contains a statement of rationale, goals, objectives, a report of the Board of Education, time schedule, and 14 learning experiences. These learning experiences include readings, role playing, Spanish-English word translations, suggestions for guest speakers, films, values clarification activities, Chicano poetry reading, and fiesta. The appendices include an evaluation of the materials, handouts for the learning experiences, a mini-course in Spanish, and an annotated bibliography. (Author/DE)
Descriptors: American Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background, Curriculum Guides, Ethnic Studies, Grade 7, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Junior High Schools, Latin American Culture, Mexican American History, Mexican Americans, Secondary Education, Social Studies, United States History, Units of Study
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Lincoln Public Schools, NE.